How Do I Choose Laser Safety Glasses?

NOV 13

How Do I Choose Laser Safety Glasses?

By cosmick

If you are working with and around lasers daily, you will already know and appreciate the importance of protecting your eyes. Whether you are involved in lasers in an industrial, military or even medical setting, there is no denying, one of the most important safety accessories that you need to invest wisely in, therefore, is […]

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OCT 25

Laser Safety Glasses AKG-5 Ultra Clear Lenses for Holmium, Yag, & Co2 Lasers

By cosmick

KG-5 is our top-selling laser safety filter, and for good reason. KG-5 Means Clear, High-Protection Laser Safety Glasses If you’re looking for laser safety glasses for Holmium, YAG, or a CO2 laser, KG-5 Laser Safety Glasses are probably right for you. KG-5 laser safety glasses protect from 900-1000nm, 1000-2400nm, and 2900-10600nm, all at optical densities […]

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OCT 25

New Prescription Laser Safety Glasses

By cosmick

Our prescription laser safety glasses line has expanded to include more laser filters. New Prescription Laser Safety Glasses Our prescription laser safety glasses cannot be made in every laser filter we carry because of the nature of some of our laser filter materials. Recently, however, we have expanded our prescription line to include several more […]

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OCT 25

Phillips Safety New 8-Peg Wall-Mounted Leaded Apron Racks

By cosmick

Phillips Safety’s new leaded apron racks are manufactured in-house for the highest quality American fabrication and design. New 8-Peg Wall-Mounted Leaded Apron Racks Phillips Safety’s leaded apron racks are fabricated at our in-house machine shop located at 123 Lincoln Blvd, Middlesex, New Jersey. Constructed of a durable and lightweight powder-coated aluminum, they’re built to last […]

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OCT 25

532nm Argon Laser Safety Glasses

By cosmick

Worried that a powerful green laser pointer or effects laser might damage your eyesight? Argon laser safety glasses can help. 532nm Argon Laser Safety Glasses – Laser Pointer Protection Laser safety glasses for 532nm Argon lasers are typically used with high-powered Argon lasers used in research labs, but they are just as effective and useful […]

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MAY 07

Honeywell/Uvex Glendale GTP Laser Safety Glasses Cross Reference Chart

By cosmick

As everyone Is aware As of April 4th 2019 Honeywell/Uvex/Glendale has discontinued their Laser Safety Eyewear.  The chart below is intended to be a quick reference guide to help you find the correct replacement glasses to protect your eyes. The chart below has the Honeywell filters number and the Corresponding Phillips Safety Filter code with […]

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SEP 28

5 News Stories Showing Why Police Need Laser Safety Glasses

By cosmick

Since the mid-2000s, handheld laser pointers have become readily available to the public. Although there are no federal laws against owning lasers of any power in the U.S., there are restrictions on manufacturing and selling laser pointers for “amusement or pointing” purposes that are over 5 mW in the U.S. and 1 mW in the UK. Yet, […]

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AUG 24

Don’t Take The Risk: Wear The Proper Laser Safety Glasses

By cosmick

Safety glasses and safety goggles are vital pieces in any workplace environment that include any risks of potential eye injuries. Wearing the proper eye protection is essential in these work environments because of the ability to protect the eyes against injuries and to meet the requirements that have been set by OSHA. When work practices […]

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AUG 17

How the Military and Police Use Laser Safety Glasses

By cosmick

The laser protection eyewear market has a projected compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.9% from 2018-2025, according to the 2017 Global Laser Safety Glasses Industry Research Report. Much of this growth and the industry’s production revenue of $233.56 million in 2015 has been a result of the U.S. government’s need for laser safety glasses. […]

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JUL 20

Laser Safety Glasses: Why Laser Accidents Happen

By cosmick

Laser safety protocol and technology have improved considerably since the operation of the first working laser in 1960. Despite this, serious eye injury from laser accidents continues to this day. One explanation for this is the expanded use of lasers in research, education, industry, health care, medicine, and among consumers. That is, more laser accidents […]

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JUL 05

Three Unexpected Dangers of Working with Lasers

By cosmick

Lasers are dangerous, and most people know better than to stare directly into a beam of light. But that’s not the only risk of working with lasers in scientific, industrial, or military settings. Sometimes the light is redirected outside of your control, and other times lasers can be used against you to cause temporary vision […]

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JUN 22

Know the Quality of Your Safety Gear Purchases: How to Read the Specs on Laser Safety Glasses

By cosmick

Getting your company new laser safety glasses isn’t as simple as buying a new order of your current equipment. The safety standards your company needs to meet may have changed over time. Constant developments in laser safety and eyewear also mean that better options are available on the market. But laser safety glasses have a […]

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MAY 18

Laser Safety Glasses: More Than A Safety Component

By cosmick

Laser systems are used in a variety of industries, and it is important that everyone is properly protected from laser radiation. When working with high-powered lasers and laser systems, there are some safety precautions that you will need to take in order to be safe. Do Not Forget Your Laser Safety Glasses With the great […]

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MAY 11

Give Your Eyes The Protection They Need With Laser Safety Glasses

By cosmick

Pierre Gougelman is responsible for manufacturing the first artificial eye in 1851. During that time, people in the public thought artificial eyes could actually give people brand new sight. Wouldn’t it have been nice if that was the case? When it comes to lasers, there are many lasers that can cause severe and permanent eye damage. […]

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MAR 23

Laser Safety Glasses Frequently Asked Questions

By cosmick

Laser safety starts with knowledge. Without it, blindness can happen in the blink of an eye. Lasers span distances at the speed of light, which, according to physics, is the fastest speed possible. There will be no warning before a laser beam does its damage. One instant, you are fine, and the next, you aren’t. […]

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MAR 16

Do Not Be A Risk Taker: Wear Your Laser Safety Glasses

By cosmick

If you ever want to find out what can happen to the inside of your eyes if you fail to wear laser safety glasses when they are required during the use of a laser, you will find a variety of information during your search. You can do one simple search and you will find pages […]

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FEB 23

Industrial Laser Applications and the Need for Laser Safety Glasses

By cosmick

Because of their unique properties, lasers enjoy many industrial applications. For example, they can cut and drill materials without the need of a cutting or drilling tool. This eliminates the problems of tool wear and replacement as well as excessive noise. They’re effective at machining difficult materials such as ceramics and very hard metals. Laser […]

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FEB 16

Laser Safety for Laboratory Researchers, Technicians, and Students

By cosmick

Given it’s the most vulnerable part of the body, it’s not surprising that the eye is often injured in laser accidents. Because it’s an optical organ, it’s particularly susceptible to lasers in the visible and near-infrared spectrum. Laser beams of this type readily travel through the cornea and lens, and reach the light sensing cells […]

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FEB 05

Laser Safety Glasses: The Effect of Laser Wavelength on Unprotected Eyes

By cosmick

A laser generates a beam of light of a single wavelength where the light waves move in the same direction and are exactly in phase (their peaks and valleys are perfectly aligned). This makes the beam intense and highly directional. These optical properties make lasers useful for many commercial and consumer applications. But they also […]

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JAN 25

Why Recreational Laser Users and Hobbyists Need Laser Safety Glasses

By cosmick

Slingshots, bb guns, darts, and power tools are often used for recreational or hobby activities. All of these items are eye hazards, and require appropriate eye protection. They’re hazardous because they can cause serious injury and even blindness. However, their mechanical nature makes their danger intuitively obvious to most people. If one chooses to forgo […]

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